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York P-C Pei, MSc, MD, FRCPC
Senior Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI)
Keywords: genetics, genomics, hereditary kidney diseases 

Research Interests
Dr. Pei is a clinician-scientist and director of the Hereditary Kidney Disease Clinic at the University Health Network and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He obtained his research training in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University and later in Human Molecular Genetics in Toronto. The major aim of his research program is to identify genetic factors involved in the initiation or progression of common kidney diseases as potential targets for novel diagnostic tests and therapies. He performs genetic, genomic and translational research in common and rare inherited kidney disorders including polycystic kidney disease, IgA nephropathy, Alport syndrome and idiopathic nephrotic syndrome. His research program is supported by grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Kidney Foundation of Canada, NephCure Foundation (US), PKD Foundation (US), and Physicians Incorporated Foundation.

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